Tag: 2023

  • You Should Own Everything on your #SpotifyWrapped

    You Should Own Everything on your #SpotifyWrapped

    • The Age of Information, The Aging of Information.

      The Age of Information, The Aging of Information.

      Some thoughts on James Gleick’s The Information. “The alphabet is like a contagion – both the virus and the vector of transmission in and of itself.” Back in the “learn…

    • The Explosion and a Persistent Challenge of Discovery and Appreciation.

      The Explosion and a Persistent Challenge of Discovery and Appreciation.

      Artists tend to not stop making things, even if the thing you remember them making isn’t around anymore.

    • Riffs on Paper

      Riffs on Paper

      It’s like when you buy clothes: if you find something you like that fits well, buy it in every color. But here, if I find a paper that really sings…

    • July inside of July

      July inside of July

      It’s been muggy as hell this year. It feels unreal. Still, folks are out trying to make the best of it. “My life, I realize suddenly, is July. Childhood is…

    • Riffs on Grammar

      Thoughts on grammar. Why a preposition can end things. And other collected notes.

    • Riffs on: Naps

      Riffs on: Naps

      The collection of notes about taking naps. A work in progress.

    $30K paid for the physical recording. But that’s not counting the years of writing that went into it. Every song you hear is someone’s effort, it is someone’s art. When you buy an album, you’re buying a work of art.

  • Notes From The Low Country

    Notes From The Low Country

    • The Age of Information, The Aging of Information.

      The Age of Information, The Aging of Information.

      Some thoughts on James Gleick’s The Information. “The alphabet is like a contagion – both the virus and the vector of transmission in and of itself.” Back in the “learn…

    • The Explosion and a Persistent Challenge of Discovery and Appreciation.

      The Explosion and a Persistent Challenge of Discovery and Appreciation.

      Artists tend to not stop making things, even if the thing you remember them making isn’t around anymore.

    • Riffs on Paper

      Riffs on Paper

      It’s like when you buy clothes: if you find something you like that fits well, buy it in every color. But here, if I find a paper that really sings…

    • July inside of July

      July inside of July

      It’s been muggy as hell this year. It feels unreal. Still, folks are out trying to make the best of it. “My life, I realize suddenly, is July. Childhood is…

    • Riffs on Grammar

      Thoughts on grammar. Why a preposition can end things. And other collected notes.

    • Riffs on: Naps

      Riffs on: Naps

      The collection of notes about taking naps. A work in progress.

    Here, the world is ruled by the ocean. Everywhere else you know, the river flows into the ocean. Here, the ocean flows just as much into the land. The water is just as fresh as it is brackish. The tides can make your day just as easily as they can ruin it – I suppose…

  • Notes on: The Lower East Side

    Notes on: The Lower East Side

    • The Age of Information, The Aging of Information.

      The Age of Information, The Aging of Information.

      Some thoughts on James Gleick’s The Information. “The alphabet is like a contagion – both the virus and the vector of transmission in and of itself.” Back in the “learn…

    • The Explosion and a Persistent Challenge of Discovery and Appreciation.

      The Explosion and a Persistent Challenge of Discovery and Appreciation.

      Artists tend to not stop making things, even if the thing you remember them making isn’t around anymore.

    • Riffs on Paper

      Riffs on Paper

      It’s like when you buy clothes: if you find something you like that fits well, buy it in every color. But here, if I find a paper that really sings…

    • July inside of July

      July inside of July

      It’s been muggy as hell this year. It feels unreal. Still, folks are out trying to make the best of it. “My life, I realize suddenly, is July. Childhood is…

    • Riffs on Grammar

      Thoughts on grammar. Why a preposition can end things. And other collected notes.

    • Riffs on: Naps

      Riffs on: Naps

      The collection of notes about taking naps. A work in progress.

    You want this to matter. You want to feel the magic flow from every surface, from every person, the moment you step off the plane. You want this to be worthwhile. On the average, this is a moment of spending. From one block to the next, one swipe to the next, one card to the…

  • Erecting the Seasonal Gravestones

    Erecting the Seasonal Gravestones

    • The Age of Information, The Aging of Information.

      The Age of Information, The Aging of Information.

      Some thoughts on James Gleick’s The Information. “The alphabet is like a contagion – both the virus and the vector of transmission in and of itself.” Back in the “learn…

    • The Explosion and a Persistent Challenge of Discovery and Appreciation.

      The Explosion and a Persistent Challenge of Discovery and Appreciation.

      Artists tend to not stop making things, even if the thing you remember them making isn’t around anymore.

    • Riffs on Paper

      Riffs on Paper

      It’s like when you buy clothes: if you find something you like that fits well, buy it in every color. But here, if I find a paper that really sings…

    • July inside of July

      July inside of July

      It’s been muggy as hell this year. It feels unreal. Still, folks are out trying to make the best of it. “My life, I realize suddenly, is July. Childhood is…

    • Riffs on Grammar

      Thoughts on grammar. Why a preposition can end things. And other collected notes.

    • Riffs on: Naps

      Riffs on: Naps

      The collection of notes about taking naps. A work in progress.

    The world was not golds and oranges. No, those were when everything was tinted with the blue light of computer screens focused on greed.

  • Notes on: The Summer Cold

    Notes on: The Summer Cold

    • The Age of Information, The Aging of Information.

      The Age of Information, The Aging of Information.

      Some thoughts on James Gleick’s The Information. “The alphabet is like a contagion – both the virus and the vector of transmission in and of itself.” Back in the “learn…

    • The Explosion and a Persistent Challenge of Discovery and Appreciation.

      The Explosion and a Persistent Challenge of Discovery and Appreciation.

      Artists tend to not stop making things, even if the thing you remember them making isn’t around anymore.

    • Riffs on Paper

      Riffs on Paper

      It’s like when you buy clothes: if you find something you like that fits well, buy it in every color. But here, if I find a paper that really sings…

    • July inside of July

      July inside of July

      It’s been muggy as hell this year. It feels unreal. Still, folks are out trying to make the best of it. “My life, I realize suddenly, is July. Childhood is…

    • Riffs on Grammar

      Thoughts on grammar. Why a preposition can end things. And other collected notes.

    • Riffs on: Naps

      Riffs on: Naps

      The collection of notes about taking naps. A work in progress.

    The drugs keep me upright and focused. Two parts Dexedrine, five parts dextromethorphan, three parts doxylamine, drink it down with some cold coffee and you’re good for the morning. It is nothing any sane doctor would recommend, but the hours melt away and the words pile up and the little checkmarks on my to-do list…